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Hawaiian Lifeguard Association

on behalf of

National Weather Service

Weather Forecast Office - Honolulu, HI

County of Hawaiʻi

Fire Department - Ocean Safety Division

City and County of Honolulu

Emergency Services Department - Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services Division

County of Kauaʻi

Fire Department - Ocean Safety Bureau

County of Maui

Parks and Recreation - Aquatics Division

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 3:43pm HST

High Surf Advisory

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Effective: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 3:43pm to Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 6:00pm

Alert:
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR EAST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG ISLAND MAUI MOLOKAI OAHU AND KAUAI...

.A short-period east swell will peak tonight, then gradually decline Thursday into the weekend.

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST THURSDAY...

* SURF...6 to 10 feet.

* TIMING...Through 6 PM HST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Moderate...Expect strong breaking waves, strong currents making swimming dangerous.
Description:

A High Surf Advisory is issued when waves reach threshold criteria for a particular island and shoreline.

Instruction:
Heed all advice from ocean safety officials and exercise caution. When in doubt, do not go out.

Unmonitored lands and waters in the impact area described in the alert will also be impacted.

If conditions change before expiration or the event needs to be extended, an update or cancellation will be issued from Hawaii Beach Safety Website.

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Alert Identifier: 10165
  • kauai
  • oahu